Every year Wake County honors one student from each school that has over come some challenges. We are proud to announce Bryce Washington 7th grade Track 4 as our DRMS Spot light student.
Bryce has been battling Leukemia since fourth grade. Due to his illness, he had to utilize home hospital services for a five month period of time. Bryce successfully completed fourth grade during his intense treatments, as well as achieved honor student status during the entire home hospital period. Bryce has remained an honor student for the past two and half years. It is not only his academics that are strong, but his overall attitude in dealing with his illness. Bryce makes every effort to attend school even when dealing with the many side effects of his treatments. When absent, he always returns with completed assignments that reflect 100% effort along with a winning attitude. He amazes everyone with his strong spirit! Bryce continues to strive to be the best that he can be no matter what he is facing with his illness. He walks around with his head held high and always a smile on his face. He is always eager to do more and to make up anything he missed. You would never know that he struggles with the disease on a day to day basis. He is a truly brave child and inspires all of us at Durant Road Middle School each and every day.